American Indian Workshop

Events / Exhibitions / Congresses


Cancellation of these events, or switch to virtual events, possible due to Corona Pandemic. Please check webpages!

February 21 - May 31


Film Festival

Mother Tongue Film Festival

Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC/USA

April 01 - June 10


Virtual In-Conversation Events

Indigenizing the (Art) Museum

Organized by: Gerald Mc Master, Wapatah Centre for Indigenous Visual Knowledge, Toronto, ON/Canada

April 20 - June 15


Virtual Book Club

Indigenous Author Book Club

Tomaquag Museum
Exeter, RI/USA

April 29 - June 10


Garden and Landscape Studies Symposium

Land Back: Indigenous Landscapes of Resurgence and Freedom

Dumbarton Oaks
Washington, DC/USA

May 04 - June 10


Summer Institute

Oral History Summer Institute

Centre for Oral History & Tradition, University of Lethbridge
Lethbridge AB/Canada

May 12 - 15


Canadian Anthropology Society / La Société Canadienne d'Anthropologie (CASCA) - Virtual Conference

Engagements and Entanglements / Engagements et Enchevêtrements

Organized by: University of Guelph, Guelph, ON/Canada

May 14 - 15


Online Symposium

In the Wake of Red Power Movements. New Perspectives on Indigenous Intellectual and Narrative Traditions

Organized by: Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, Coventry/UK

May 21


Indigenous Studies Seminar

Contributions to Ngodweyaan (Family) and Ezhidaayang (Community) on and beyond Nbisiing Nishnaabeg territory

American Philosophical Society, Library & Museum
Philadelphia, PA/USA

May 21


Virtual Symposium

Estuaries and the Anthropocene

Organized by: Texas A&M University, Galveston, TX/USA

May 26 - 27


Annual Midwestern History Conference

The Midwest at the Intersection of Past and Present

Organized by: Midwestern History Association & Hauenstein Center, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI/USA

May 29 - June 07

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Northern Relations

University of Alberta,
Edmonton, AL/Canada

June 01


UCL Americas Research Network Conference

Histories of Inequality

Organized by: University College London (UCL), London/UK

June 07 - 11


Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS) Virtual Conference

HOTCUS Annual Conference

Organized by: Historians of the Twentieth Century United States (HOTCUS), Southampton/UK

June 09 - 11

[online partcipation possible]

Hybrid NIAS Conference

Studies of Belonging

Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS)

June 10 - 11


International PhD Seminar

American History & American Studies

Roosevelt Institute for American Studies (RIAS)

June 14 - 21


Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) Virtual Meeting

Indigenous Conversations Across Waters, Lands, Generations, and Imaginations

Organized by: Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA)

June 15 - 17


Online Conference

Lonely are the Brave: The Western and Post-war America

Organized by: University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk/UK

June 16 - 18

Beyond the Spectacle: Native North American Presence in Britain Confernce

Indigenous Mobilities:– Travelers through the Heart(s) of Empire

Reid Hall

June 17 - 20

Sixth European Congress on World and Global History

Minorities, Cultures of Integration and Patterns of Exclusion


June 24 - 26



Conference of Quaker Historians and Archivists

Earlham College
Richmond, IN/USA

July 05 - 07

[online and on site]

Transatlantic Studies Association (TSA) Conference

19th Annual TSA Conference

Centre for International Studies, ISCTE-IUL

July 05 - 09

European Society for Environmental History (ESEH) Conference

Same planet, different worlds: environmental histories imagining anew

University of Bristol

July 08 - 10

Conference of the North American Society for Oceanic History (NASOH)

Maritime Connections: History, Heritage and the Maritime Landscape

Crowne Plaza Grand Hotel
Pensacola, FL/USA

July 12 - 17


The Sovereign Erotic

Organized by: Department of British and American Studies, European University Cyprus, Nicosia/Cyprus

July 24 - 25


International Conference

Racial Violence: the American (hi)story

Organized by: Global Institute for Research Education & Scholarship, Amsterdam/Netherlands

July 26 - August 06

Summer School

European Summer School in Canadian Studies (ESSCS 2020)

University of Vienna & University of Insbruck
Vienna & Innsbruck/Austria

August 05 - 07

International Conference

Raising Indigenous Voices in Academia: A Conference on the Scholarship of Indigenous Knowledge

Seneca Resort and Casino
Niagara Falls, NY/USA

August 11 - 13

Nordic Association for Canadian Studies (NACS) Conference

"From far and wide": Cultures, memories and identities in Canada

Canadian Studies Centre, University of Aarhus

August 19 - 21


20/21 Vision: Speculating in Literature and Film in Canada

University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan/Canada

August 29 - September 01

Summer Academy of Atlantic History

Atlantic Worlds between the Global and the National

Kloster Bernried
Lake Starnberg, Bavaria/Germany

September 02 - 04

International Conference

Narrative Encounters with Ethnic American Literatures

University of Klagenfurt

September 17 - 18

Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) Seminar

Cartography & Culture: Mapping the Early American South

James A. Gray Auditorium, Old Salem Visitor Center
Winston-Salem, NC/USA

September 24 - 26


Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY/USA

September 25 - 26


International Conference

Organised by: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, London/UK

September 27 - 30


German Athropological Association (GAA) Conference

Worlds. Zones. Atmospheres. Seismographies of the Anthropocene

Organized by: University of Bremen, Bremen/Germany

[Fall 2021]


Seminar Series

The New Museum Paradigm

Organized by: Postcolonial Heritage Research Group (PHRG) & School of Media, Arts and Humanities, University of Sussex, Brighton/UK

[Fall 2021]

Joint Symposium & Workshop

Campuses and Colonialism

William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University
Ranchos de Taos, NM/USA


Center for the Study of the American South, University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC/USA

October 07 - 08


Conference on Illinois History

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library
Springfield, IL/USA

October 07 - 09


39th Annual Gulf South History & Humanities Conference

The Natchez Grand Hotel
Natchez, MS/USA

October 13 - 15

ICME, INTERCOM & ICOM Joint Conference

Transforming Collecting Policies in Museums: the Need for Leadership and Societal Responsibility

Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum

October 15 - 16

Midwest Conference on British Studies (MWCBS) Meeting

68th Annual Meeting

Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH/USA

October 16 - 17


International Conference

Ecocriticism and Environmental Studies

Organised by: London Centre for Interdisciplinary Research, London/UK

October 21 - 22

International Conference

The Meanings of Independence

David Center for the American Revolution, American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA/USA

October 22 - 23


Northeast Conference on British Studies (NECBS)

Annual Meeting

Organized by: Northeast Conference on British Studies (NECBS)

October 29

International Conference

Polysemic studies and readings around a painting: France bringing faith to the Wendat of New France

Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)
Montreal, Quebec/Canada

November 05 - 06

Association for Ethnic Studies (ASE)Conference

Bowling Green State University ASE Conference

Association for Ethnic Studies/Department of Ethnic Studies, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH/USA

November 09 - 13


International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Virtual Congress

Heritages, Global Interconnections in a Possible World

Organized by: International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES)

November 10 - 14

Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory (ASE)

Intimacy and Interaction

Duke University
Durham, NC/USA

November 11 - 14

North American Conference on British Studies (NACBS)

Annual Meeting

Atlanta, GA/USA

November 12 - 13

Yale Conference

“Reckoning with Empire: The Right to Self-Determination in Historical View,” Marking the 60th Anniversary of UN Declaration against Colonialism

Department of History, Yale University
New Haven, CT/USA

November 12 - 14

International Conference

Reconciling Multiculturalism in Today's Canada: The year 2021 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Canada's policy of multiculturalism

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB/Canada

November 17 - 21


American Anthropological Association (AAA) Annual Meeting

Truth and Responsibility

(Hybrid Meeting: in-person + online)

Baltimore Convention Center, Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel
Baltimore, MD/USA

November 29 - December 01

Association of Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) Conference

International Conference of Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museum

Renaissance Downtown Hotel
Washington, DC/USA

December 03 - 04


Washington Early American Seminar


University of Maryland
College Park, MD/USA


January 28-31

Graz/Puerto Rico International Conference on Human Rights from an Inter-American Perspective

Camps, (In)justice, and Solidarity in the Americas

University of Graz

February 03 - 06

Indianer Inuit: The North American Film Festival

More than Leather and Feather


March 31 - April 03


Organization of American Historians (OAH) Annual Meeting and Concurrent Virtual Conference

Indigenous/American Pasts and Futures

Organized by: Organization of American Historians (OAH), Bloomington, IN/USA

May 12 - 13

Academic Symposium

Dissent In Transatlantic Perspective: Then, Now and in the Future?

Prague Creative Center
Prague/Czech Republic

July 14 - 16

Conference & Workshop

Underrepresented Voices of the American Revolution

Massachusetts Historical Society & Suffolk University
Boston, MA/USA

[Date to be announced]

43rd American Indian Workshop

[Title to be announced]


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